24 septembre 2018

8 More Colleges Submitted Incorrect Data for Rankings

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. U.S. News will consider them unranked for the rest of this rankings year, but that punishment will last only a few weeks. Some colleges say U.S. News is to blame. More...

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Kentucky Ends Master's Requirement for Teachers

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Kentucky's education board has ended a requirement that schoolteachers earn a master's degree within 10 years of joining the teaching force, Kentucky.com reported. More...

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Finding New Home for Silent Sam

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Chapel Hill chancellor says she will propose new site for toppled Confederate monument. Some wonder why it should be anywhere on campus, and draw attention to statue's racist roots. More...

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'The Coddling of the American Mind'

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Co-author of new book discusses its critique of societal values, how young people are taught to think about the world and free exchange of ideas in higher education. More...

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Clash at Chapel Hill

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Protesters with Confederate flags object to removal of statue that many at UNC saw as symbol of white supremacy. They are shouted down by what appears to be larger group of students and others who are glad statue is down. More...

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W&L Won't Move Events From Lee Chapel

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Washington and Lee president and board opt to keep university name and team name of Generals, as a commission recommended. But idea of moving key events out of chapel seen as shrine to Confederacy is rejected. More...

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A TA Union Contract, 2 Years Later

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Brandeis University’s graduate student workers reached a tentative contract with their administration, almost two years to the day after the National Labor Relations Board said graduate students at private institutions have the right to unionize. More...

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'Nevertheless She Persisted?'

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. New analysis suggests that women's success in STEM Ph.D. programs has much to do with having female peers, especially in their first year in graduate school. More...

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AAUP Condemns Trump's Tweet on Hurricane Study

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The American Association of University Professors on Tuesday condemned what it called President Trump’s “disregard for and assault on science,” this time in relation to Trump’s comments about the credibility of a study by George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health. More...

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Beyond Naming to Shame

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Why one scientist spends hours a week putting together a spreadsheet of documented harassment findings, names and all. More...

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